Albwardy Damen, a joint venture providing shipbuilding and ship repair services to the marine and oil and gas related industries in the Middle East, has announced that it has launched a full range of afloat, workshop, and diving services at SOHAR Port and Freezone.
The new SOHAR operations represents the fourth location of operations in the Middle East, adding to Albwardy Damen’s Afloat Repairs Division comprehensive workshop facilities in Dubai, Sharjah, and Fujairah.
Willem Moelker, Sales and Marketing Director, “Our strategic expansion into SOHAR has been driven by demand from customers and other stakeholders. Albwardy Damen is the first ship repair company to have a presence in Oman’s rapidly growing logistics hub.”
“We are grateful to SOHAR Port and Freezone for their unwavering support and cooperation, without which this new base of operations wouldn’t have been made possible. Albwardy Damen is keen to support the continued success of SOHAR Port and Freezone as the ‘Gateway to the Gulf’,” added Willem Moelker.
Albwardy Damen’s repair portfolio includes hull and deck steel repairs including pipework, hydro-blasting and painting works, as well as mechanical works such as engine overhaul, hydraulic and electrical works. Certified Riding squads are also available to meet customer requirements on board vessels.